CALL FOR AIBINSIGHTS ARTICLES FOR CONSIDERATION: RETURNING FROM OFFSHORE -- MANUSCRIPTS DUE 1 OCTOBER 2015 TO [log in to unmask] Readingmanuscripts and media commentary indicating a turnaround in offshoring due tofailures in expected cost savings, I see, for example: · …“therole of institutional weaknesses in the host country (China), and the trade-offsthat result from alternative governance arrangements for offshored activities.”· “Whyit's cheaper to produce some goods in the US South than China”o “In 2004, a good that could be made for a dollar in the US could bemanufactured in China for 86.5 cents. One decade later, it would cost 95.6cents to make in China - not a whole lot of savings.”· “Goodbye China, hello NZ:Why manufacturing is coming home” Daniel Rottig and I are seeking manuscripts for issue 4, volume 2015, of AIB INSIGHTS, on the theme discussed above. See http://documents.aib.msu.edu/publications/insights/AIB_Insights_Editorial_Policy.pdf for the editorial policy; citations and references should follow the JIBS specifications. Romie Frederick Littrell, PhD, FIAIR Associate Professor of International Business Editor, AIB Insights; AUT Business School Tel. extension 5805, Mail stop B-3 ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.